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President named protector of EASA

SLOVAK President Ivan Gašparovič became a protector of the European Academy of Arts and Sciences (EASA) on April 24. Gašparovič thereby joined a select group of European heads of state who have promised to support science and art in their home countries. Among other EASA protectors are the presidents of Austria, Italy and Slovenia, along with Spanish King Juan Carlos I and Pope Benedict 16th.

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Letters can be checked at work – but is it legal?

The recent scandal surrounding the parliamentary office opening and checking the post of MPs has opened the issue of postal privacy – which also concerns emails or text messages – guaranteed by the law.

Andrej Danko, speaker of parliament

New investor to create 500 jobs in Nitra

A company following the Jaguar Land Rover carmaker to Nitra plans to create 500 new jobs and invest €17 million.

Tha Jaguar Land Rover draws also other investors to Nitra.

Blog: A line does not always form

A foreigners' real experience at the foreigners’ police department in Bratislava.

The foreigners’ police department in Petržalka

Coalition SNS seeks mandatory 13th salary

The business sector claims that such a step would lead to speculation and slow the growth of wages.